2013 Badge Contest

Let the voting begin!  Here's how to do it!

We thank everyone for submitting art for the 2013 Phoenix Comicon badge art contest. Every entry has been reviewed and carefully chosen to move on to our next round: Public Voting. We are now excited to have the voting process run from March 25th until April 21st 11:59 p.m .

Now the question is: How do I vote?

We have changed some of the rules in the voting process this year, so please pay attention.
  1. To vote, please go to the site: http://www.badgeart.phoenixcomicon.com/
  2. Once at the voting site, you can use your Facebook or You can create your own unique login name for this voting portion of the?contest.
  3. Once you are logged in: start voting!
  4. You can only have 5 votes total per day.
  5. Important! While you can share your favorite badge art pieces on Facebook and Twitter, sharing does NOT equal a vote
Have fun voting!

2013 Phoenix Comicon Badge Contest

Hi all! Here are the rules for the 2013 Comicon Badge Art Contest. Ready, set, go!

  1. This year, we will not be using Facebook for voting on badge art. While we will not be using Facebook as a voting tool, please feel free to promote your art through Facebook and any other social media outlet. In fact, please do: We encourage it!
  2. Anybody that is "buying", "trading", or "botting" (programs or machine assistance for adding votes) will automatically be disqualified from the contest.
  3. Volunteers can vote during the online voting process. The final selection will be done by a group of wizards and orcs comprised of staff from the Marketing Department. No volunteer who enters art will be involved in the selection process.
  4. Please keep all badge art submission PG family friendly. Any badge art that is political, has sexual references, or has product placement will be disqualified.
  5. File formats that are accepted: .eps, .pdf, ai, .jpg, .tif, .psd
  6. Final art pieces must be in the dimensions of 4x3" and 4x7". Also, please note that all badges submitted have to be in horizontal and vertical view. Templates will be available.
  7. There is a limit of 3 badges of artwork per person.
  8. All art work must be 150-300 dpi before submitting for judging. (Anything lower will be rejected)
  9. Remember to please be sure that all names of those involved with the badge creation are listed with the submission.
  10. Last year we had an amazing number of entries so we have changed the selection process.
  11. No text on the art.

This year the process will have 3 stages:

First stage: selecting artwork by a designated team, to limit the number of badge voted on.

Second Stage: The second stage of the voting process is done by you - the public!!

Third Stage: This is the final selection will be done by a group of wizards and orcs comprised of staff from the Marketing Department. No volunteer who enters art will be involved in this final selection process.

  • Submissions for Badge Artwork starts January 31st and will run through March 15th at 11:59 p.m.
  • Public Voting begins March 25th.
  • Voting closes April 21st 11:59 p.m.

Announcement of winners on April 29th.


How to Submit

  1. You can submit up to 3 entries.
  2. Your art must meet the following specifications:
       Download required templates here
       300dpi
       4.25in x 3.25in and 4.25in x 7.25in
       (you must send both horizontal and vertical)
       JPG, TIF, EPS, PNG or PDF
  3. Send your full name, phone number, email and final artwork to: BadgeArt@phoenixcomicon.com